Friday December 26th, 2014

The Washington Nationals and second baseman Dan Uggla have agreed to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League spring training, the team announced on Friday.

Uggla, 34, has posted a .243 batting average with 233 home runs an 690 RBIs over nine seasons.

He earned All-Star appearances in 2006, 2008 and 2012, but his production has dipped significantly in the last two seasons. Over 188 games in 2013-14, Uggla batted .164 with a .557 OPS.

The San Francisco Giants signed Uggla in July a few days after he was released by the Atlanta BravesUggla reportedly declined a minor-league assignment, making him a free agent.

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